Posts Tagged ‘John oliver

Nixonian: Comey fallout

05/14/2017

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Is something more sinister going on?

02/03/2017

Is something more sinister going on? First off, I don’t like conspiracy theories.  I don’t reject them whole handedly, neither do I subscribe to them easily.  Thing is, I’m skeptical of everything.  I try to vet my news sources, try to find accredited sources. My blogs: Critical Thinking resistance is… It Can’t Happen Here familiar? […]

resistance is…

12/19/2016

(futile?) What to do:   Protests: Inauguration Day, January 20th, 2017: DC: US Capitol Building, (all day) Washington Peace Center Chicago: Buses to DC (answerchicago.org) 5pm, Trump Tower, 401 N Wabash Ave. (facebook.com) January 21st, 2017: DC: Million Women March, 10am, Independence Ave. and Third St. (facebook.com) WomensMarch.com ———————————————————————————————————————————– Petitions: My blog post: “Armchair activism: […]

Armchair activism: petition city

12/03/2016

Trump’s competence: “I challenge Donald Trump to take the naturalization test,” by Senator Harry Reid, to Donald Trump (moveon.org) Harry Reid on Donald Trump, Steve Bannon, on Civil Rights, 11/15/16, CSPAN, YouTube Steve Bannon: (good luck finding anything non-partisan on Steve Bannon, he’s either painted as an anti-establishment populist hero, or a divisive extremely bigoted […]

impending electoral dysphoria

11/06/2016

Electoral Dysphoria – a proposal for a new DSM diagnosis, a subcategory of anxiety, with symptoms including restlessness, inability to sleep, heightened anxiety lasting until November 9th, nausea, headache, fits of rage, spontaneous bursts of ranting, and the desire to punch people in the face… Down-ticket voting: A good place to research your ballot and […]

Last Week Tonight, May 22nd 2016

05/24/2016

Makes me think, are we even a democracy at all?

It Can’t Happen Here

03/23/2016

An excerpt from the book, It Can’t Happen Here, by Sinclair Lewis (1935). “If Bishop Prang, our Savonarola in a Cadillac 16, swings his radio audience and his League of Forgotten Men to Buzz Windrip, Buzz will win.  People will think they’re electing him to create more economic security.  Then watch the Terror! God knows […]